THE LOST WORLD was Professor Challenger's first adventure for Sir Arthur Conan
Doyle. Ned Malone narrates the story (aka Dr. Watson). Ned's just been jilted by
his lady love, Gladys, so he's up for a new adventure. Still, it takes Prof.
Challenger some doing to convince the young man to go along – including a bit of
fisticuffs! The story is a far departure from the Sherlock Holmes series – even
in genre! This is Science Fiction. True science fiction, as it was designed by
the likes of H.G. Wells! The Professor takes Mr. Malone – and others in the
zoological field he's been able to